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Dell Inspiron 3880 Desktop (di3880_s2041e)

Dell Inspiron 3880 Desktop (di3880_s2041e)

This computer is a good fit for everyday productivity on a budget, and thanks to fast storage, it'll keep your loading times to a minimum. It's even relatively easy to upgrade and maintain thanks to detailed documentation. A few creative solutions contribute to this PC's smaller form factor and lower price point; it could slow you down, but shouldn't limit your options much.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1220.

Who it's For

  • Tinkerer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck71th percentile
Versatility57th percentile
Power (General Purpose)73th percentile
Power (Graphical)27th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)59th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability85th percentile
Ease of Maintenance34th percentile
Longevity66th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck85th percentile
Versatility52th percentile
Power (General Purpose)83th percentile
Power (Graphical)42th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)70th percentile
Storage Space27th percentile
Portability34th percentile
Ease of Maintenance51th percentile
Longevity86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400, 6 cores clocked from 2.9 to 4.3 GHz

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

12 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w15.4 × d29.3 × h32.43

Dimensions (in): w6.06 × d74.42 × h82.37

Weight (kg): 6.02

Weight (lbs.): 13.27

Features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • DVD
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • VGA
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Upgradable and Maintainable

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: A technician can help you with that

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: A technician can help you with that

Additional Ressources

Pricing and Current Offers

No Offers found in Canada.

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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